Definitions for SCAMPskæmp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

scampskæmp(n.)

  1. an unscrupulous person; rascal.

  2. a playful or mischievous young person.

  3. (v.t.)to do in a hasty, careless manner:

    to scamp work.

Origin of scamp:

1775–85; obs. scamp to travel about idly or for mischief, perh. < D (now obs.) schampen to be gone < OF escamper to decamp

scamp′ish(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag(verb)

    one who is playfully mischievous

  2. scamp(verb)

    perform hastily and carelessly

Wiktionary

  1. scamp(Noun)

    A rascal, swindler, or rogue; a ne'er-do-well.

    While walking home from the bar, he was set upon by a bunch of scamps who stole his hat.

  2. scamp(Noun)

    A mischievous person, especially a playful, impish youngster.

    My nephew is a little scamp who likes to leave lighted firecrackers under the lawnchairs of his dozing elders.

  3. scamp(Verb)

    To skimp; to do something in a skimpy or slipshod fashion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scamp(noun)

    a rascal; a swindler; a rogue

  2. Scamp(adj)

    to perform in a hasty, neglectful, or imperfect manner; to do superficially

Freebase

  1. Scamp

    Scamp is a Disney canine cartoon and comics character, the son of Lady and the Tramp, appearing in the animated movies Lady and the Tramp and Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, as well as in comic strips and books of his own since the 1950s.

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